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Serena Williams faces little resistance in first-round match at US Open

...never know what can happen."Diatchenko, who wore a walking boot to her news conference, said she hurt herself running sprints before the match and that she felt "sharp pain" chasing a backhand during a point. When she was drawn to face Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-31/serena-williams-face
Overtime

...same time.The 25-year-old MTN-Qhubeka rider said he was delighted with his first Vuelta stage win because he'd lost a sprint to Degenkolb two days earlier. SoccerUnited eyes deal with French teenManchester United is set to make French forward Anthony...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-31/overtime
Bolt cruises to 200 meter victory in the world championships

...I was like, 'You don't talk about my 200 meters like that.'"Gatlin came into world championships dominating the sprints while Bolt was stuck on the sideline. The American was a favorite in the 100 meters, and Bolt took umbrage to the idea that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-27/bolt-cruises-200-meter-victory-wo
Wisconsin's Paul Menard wins Xfinity Series race in his home state

...late-race caution and held off Ryan Blaney to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America on Saturday.Menard, a Sprint Cup regular, made a mid-race pit stop and was informed by his crew that he needed to save two gallons of fuel in order to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-29/wisconsins-paul-menard-win
Change in Olympics lineup could help US sprinter Allyson Felix compete in more events

...tired, she had plenty left. Enough to commit to two individual sprint events in Brazil? If it is made possible, of course."My...be fit enough to try and just try to make the team (in both sprint events)," Felix said Sunday after the championships. "It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-30/change-olympics-line
Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans is in induced coma after wreck in the Spanish Vuelta

...Nacer Bouhanni and Ireland's Daniel Martin, who was third in the general classification.Jasper Stuyven, of Belgium, won a sprint finish by a bike length to claim the 113.4-mile stage in 4 hours, 6 minutes, while Esteban Chaves retained the leader's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-29/belgian-rider-kris-b
Hendrick Motorsports has had sudden dropoff

...assembled an impressive fleet of cars for the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.But this clearly isn't a normal time for...refining the little advantages that's helped the company win 11 Sprint Cup Series championships. While Joe Gibbs Racing and Penske...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-26/hendrick-motorsports-has-h
Bolt, Gatlin advance to semifinals in 100 meters at worlds

...four-year doping ban long behind him, has been dominating the sprints in 2014 and '15, while Bolt has been on the sideline with...false-started in the 100 at the 2011 worlds, he has won every sprint at an Olympics or world championships since 2008.And he really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-22/bolt-gatlin-advance-
Joe Gibbs Racing desperately wants its first Sprint Cup title since 2005

...Hamlin made it to the final round of the Sprint Car championship, it was a struggle...maintain this pace and win Toyota its first Sprint Cup championship.JGR for years has been...that matter. The organization has three Sprint Cup titles, but none since Tony Stewart's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-17/joe-gibbs-racing-desperate
Time is running out for Sprint Cup drivers to make the Chase

With only three races remaining in NASCAR's regular season, the formula for qualifying for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship has become even more frantic.For stars like Tony Stewart, Greg Biffle, Kasey Kahne, Kyle Larson, Aric Almirola...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-19/time-running-out-sprint-cup-drive